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Al-Qaeda leader killed in US drone strike in Yemen

Feb 04, 2016

Al-Qaeda leader killed in US drone strike in Yemen

="Representational image. Agencies" width="380" height="285" /> Representational image. AgenciesThe US State Department said Belaidi was a regional AQAP emir
Taiwan president visits island in disputed South China Sea despite criticism from ally US

Jan 28, 2016

Taiwan president visits island in disputed South China Sea despite criticism from ally US

visit to Taiping will further incite nationalistic fervor in the claimant countries and increase tensions."US State Department spokesman Mark Toner said
US and Iraq search for three Americans kidnapped in Baghdad, fate of victims still unknown

Jan 18, 2016

US and Iraq search for three Americans kidnapped in Baghdad, fate of victims still unknown

increasing work of organised gangs in Iraq," Juburi said in a statement.US State Department spokesman John Kirby said the day before that: "We are aware of
From teacher to a terrorist mastermind: The astonishing story of JeM chief Masood Azhar

Jan 14, 2016

From teacher to a terrorist mastermind: The astonishing story of JeM chief Masood Azhar

increased tensions between India and Pakistan, resulting in the 2001–02 military standoff.Following the attack, the US State Department added JeM to its
Pathankot attack: US should pressure Pakistan to end support for terror groups, says expert

Jan 12, 2016

Pathankot attack: US should pressure Pakistan to end support for terror groups, says expert

bilaterally despite the attack on the Pathankot base, US State Department Spokesperson John Kirby told reporters Monday."We're committed to that end (peace
Despite H-bomb doubts, North Korea nuclear test draws threat of heavy sanctions

Jan 07, 2016

Despite H-bomb doubts, North Korea nuclear test draws threat of heavy sanctions

State Department confirmed North Korea had conducted a nuclear test but the Obama administration disputed the hydrogen bomb claim."The initial analysis
US concerned execution of Nimr al-Nimr will exacerbate sectarian tensions

Jan 03, 2016

US concerned execution of Nimr al-Nimr will exacerbate sectarian tensions

cases," John Kirby, a spokesman for the US State Department, said in a statement, after the execution of Nimr al-Nimr and 46 other people.The executions